Mr Giangiacomo Olivi > Dentons > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

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Intellectual Property, Data and Technology


Giangiacomo Olivi is a partner in Dentons’ Milan office and Europe Co-head of Intellectual Property, Data and Technology Group.

He assists clients, such as national and international companies as well as industrial associations, providing strategical and commercial legal advice in relation to technology, media and communications matters, with a specific focus on data management and digital transformation.

Giangiacomo handled some of the most relevant matters in relation to data protection, data privacy and GDPR compliance (including coordinating major projects from Italy also involving multiple jurisdictions). He also assists clients with regard to outsourcing and commercial transactions in a wide range of sectors.

Giangiacomo is renowned as one of the best TMT lawyers in Italy.


Before joining Dentons, he has been a partner of DLA Piper for more than ten years. Prior to that, he spent about five years as a partner at Carnelutti Law Firm.


- Italian
- English
- French


Admitted to the Italian Bar, 1995


University of Modena, 1992, LLM

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

(Hall of Fame)

Giangiacomo OliviDentons

With particular strength in the media industry, Dentons’ team is also noted for its expertise in the telecoms and technology sectors, where it is routinely engaged by an array of clients for advice on data protection and privacy, AI-related matters, cybersecurity and advertising. The team is headed by Giangiacomo Olivi, who has been involved in major AI projects, media and privacy work and outsourcing, areas in which counsel Chiara Bocchi is also well versed.

Italy > Data privacy and data protection

(Leading individuals)

Giangiacomo Olivi Dentons

Privacy is a notable growth area for Dentons‘ Italy practice, which focuses on AI, IoT, cybersecurity and digital media. The Milan-based team is headed up by AI expert Giangiacomo Olivi, who handles major data protection, data privacy and GDPR compliance work, including significant projects involving multiple jurisdictions. Key support is provided by Chiara Bocchi, who coordinates large outsourcing and e-commerce transactions involving data governance issues. Since research concluded, Fabia Cairoli has left the practice.

Italy > Industry focus: Retail

(Leading individuals)

Giangiacomo OliviDentons

Dentons utilises a multidisciplinary approach so as to be a one-stop shop for its retail clients, acting on relevant corporate, real estate, TMT, IP, competition, employment and tax matters. The firm regularly advises on contentious and non-contentious matters alike at the national and international level. It is able to draw on talent from across the firm’s global offices to best cater to the needs of each of its broad range of client. The firm’s practice is led by Giangiacomo Olivi, who is the co-head of the Europe intellectual property, data and technology group and who is practiced in cross-border matters.